Warren D. Boyce

Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls

Valley Falls , KS

Warren D. Boyce, 92, Valley Falls, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at his home. He was born on Sept. 17, 1921, near Guthrie, OK, the son of Frank Everett and Jessie Bell Blanchard Boyce. He graduated from Valley Falls High school in 1939, and served in the US Navy as a Gunners Mate Third Class in the Pacific Theatre

Douglas Ruhnke

Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Troy

Bendena , KS

Douglas Ruhnke, 84, of Troy, Kansas died Thursday, March 13, 2014 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Douglas was born on October 22, 1929 in Bendena, Kansas to Robert A. & Corinne M. (Hautzenrader) Ruhnke.    He was born & raised in Bendena, Kansas, later moved to Troy where he was part owner of the Interna

Bobby Ray Easterwood

Wherry Mortuary, Humboldt

Beatrice, NE

Bobby Ray Easterwood, age 62, of Beatrice, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, March 12, at his residence in Beatrice, Nebraska. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 17, at the Wherry Mortuary in Humbol

Marjorie Helmick

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Falls City , NE

 NAME:      Marjorie Helmick         AGE:     69            ADDRESS:      Falls City, NE DATE & PLACE OF DEATH:  March 12, 2014 at Falls City DATE & PLACE OF BI

Arlyn Max Thompson

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Holton, KS

Arlyn Max Thompson, 81, of Holton, KS passed away March 13, 2014 at his home. He was born September 15, 1932 in Soldier, KS the son of Lyle and Jessie (Bottom) Thompson. Max graduated from Soldier High School in 1950. After graduation, he served in the United States Army from 1952 – 1954 during the Korean Conflict. He later attended Topeka Trade Sch

Frank Gunsauley

Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha

Morrill, KS

Frank Gunsauley, 75, of Morrill, Kansas died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at his residence.  He was born on October 2, 1938 at his home in Midland, Pennsylvania to Martha (Stanley) Gunsauley and Larkin Gunsauley.  After his mother passed away at the age of 11, Frank went to live with his sister, Betty and h

Harold Pace Jr.

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Topeka , KS

 Harold Pace, Jr., 52, passed away March 12, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital.

 He was born September 22, 1961 in Horton, Kansas the son of Harold William Pace Sr. and Ruth Mary (Engle) Pace.  He graduated from Valley Falls High School in 1979 and later attended Vo-Tech in Topeka.  Harold lived in Topeka for many years. He

Richard John Lee


Atchison, KS

Richard John Lee, Sr., 79, of Atchison, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Atchison, with Fr. Gabriel Landis, Celebrant.  Burial will follow in St. Pat’s Cemetery, south of Atchison

Mary Clark Lieb

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Onaga

Onaga, KS

 Mary Clark Lieb, 102, of Onaga, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at The Frankfort Community Care Home. She was born February 19, 1911 at Lillis, the first child of Thomas C. and Minnie Stevens Clark.  She graduated from Lillis High School in 1930, College of Paola in 1942 and Emporia State Teachers Colleg

Betty J. Huddleston

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha

Horton, KS

Betty J. Huddleston, 85, of Horton, died Sunday afternoon, March 9, 2014, at the Horton Community Hospital.  She previously had been a resident of Tri County Manor. Betty was born June 3rd, 1928 at Falls City, Nebraska, one of two children born to Don and Esther Lohnes Wolf.  Betty was raised by her mothe

Dorothy Lee Smith


McDonough, GA

Dorothy Lee Smith, 88, of McDonough, GA, passed away on March 7, 2014 at Westbury Nursing Home in McDonough, GA.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 15, 2014, at 3:00 P.M. at Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Hoover, officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 2:00 P.M. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial

Byford Lockard

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Auburn, NE

 Byford E. Lockard 83, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, March 8, 2014.  He was born July 18, 1930 at Pawnee City Nebraska. Byford was married to his sweetheart Loretta for 64 years. They were married on September 10, 1949 at Hiawatha. Loretta passed away November 2, 2013.

Dale K. Blackwood

Mercer Funeral Home in Holton

Sabetha and Denison, KS

Dale K. Blackwood, 78, Sabetha, formerly of Denison, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. He was born September 3, 1935, in St. John, KS, the son of Henry and Florence Wright Blackwood. Dale graduated from Denison Rural High School and was a farmer and dairyman in the Deni

Fern Evelyn (Armstrong) Little

Hayes-Popkess Funeral Home in Centralia

Centralia , KS

Fern Evelyn (Armstrong) Little, 94 of Centralia passed away March 8, 2014 at Eastridge Nursing Home.  She was born January 2, 1920 at the home of her parents Grace and Roy Armstrong. After graduating from Centralia High School, she attended Stewarts Beauty Academy in 1938-39. On October 14, 1940 she married Le

Edward Brazda

Holton , KS

Edward A. Brazda, 85, of Holton, KS passed away, Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Jackson County Medicalodge in Holton after a courageous 24 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis.


Murl Higgins

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland

Highland , KS


Murl Leslie Higgins, 103, Highland, died late Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Highland Health Care Center.


Walter Honea

Dorr & Clark Funeral Home of Falls City

Falls City , NE

 NAME:      Walter Honea                                AGE:      71           ADDRESS:      Falls City, NE DATE & PLACE OF DEATH:  March 9, 2014 at St. Joseph, MO DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:  February 12, 1943 at

Delorise Imogene Dubach

Harman-Rohde Funeral Home

Troy, KS

Troy, Kansas - Delorise “Imogene” Dubach, 84, of Troy, Kansas passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Heartland Regional Medical Center. Imogene was born on September 9, 1929 in Burbank, Oklahoma to Snoden James & Ersell Lee (Vaught) Waller.

David J. Swaim

Chapel Oaks Funeral Home

Hiawatha, KS

Staff and students at Santa Fe Trail, USD #434, of Carbondale, were saddened to learn of the death of their high school principal David J. Swaim.  He died Friday, March 7, at his home in south Topeka.  He was 56. A Celebration of David’s life is planned for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Chapel Oaks

Helen M. Rieger

Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, Falls City

Falls City, NE

Helen M. Rieger, 93, of Falls City, NE, passed away March 7, 2014 at Falls City. She was born September 27, 1920 to the late James and Lillian (Cummings) Hill.

On October 12, 1947 she married Glenn G. Rieger at Falls City. More...